Nestled behind trees and vegetation the Azul Del Mar is a tropical paradise. Its an adults-only boutique hotel located between lush green lawns, with Iguanas running around freely,

As roads with bridges go, US Route 1 is pretty impressive, especially the 7-mile bridge which, despite what the name suggests is actually only 6.7 miles long.

We were staying at the Casa Thorn Bed & Breakfast in Islamorada. From what we had read on the internet we were expecting it to be unique and we weren’t left disappointed.

Bagdad California Bottle Ranch

After a busy few days in Vegas its time to head back to Route 66 and into California to the wigwam motel

We left Santa Barbara mid morning and headed out on the coastal road through a very nice looking estate. We were soon up on the cliffs overlooking the bay

We spent today relaxing in Santa Barbara and around pool at the heavenly Franciscan Inn.

.. travelling through the Angeles National Forest. Yet again it was a gorgeous drive through sweeping bends, up and down hills and valleys and occasionally dodging Porsches speeding towards us ! Pretty soon we were dropping down in to Burbank and Glendale,

Again, not a lot to really report as it was just a scenic drive through beautiful scenery of mountains and forests, passing Lakes and cliffs and sweeping green meadows. I’ll let the pictures do the talking this time.

The drive up to Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park was amazing. The roads were lined with pine tree forest to one side and stunning mountain ranges to the other, and on one occasion we had to stop to let a couple of Mute Deer cross the road.

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